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Smart Water Meters for Smarter Use of Water Resources

Submitted by bermadwater
Tue, 29 Jan 2013

You might have been pretty familiar with the quote, "if you can't measure it, you can't manage it", said by a famous business management magnet. There should be proper methods to measure the value of your work so that only, we can direct it for successful results. So taking these words into consideration, we can apply the same in water and energy management sector. We can't even think about a world without water and power, right? Even though, with the increasing exploitation of natural resources and pollution, water scarcity issues are alarming at higher rates nowadays. To manage this energy and water sources efficiently, we have to measure it accurately. Measuring instruments with sophisticated technology and innovative designs are highly crucial for the proper functioning of water utility companies and several other industries. Equipped with information, this article discusses about various types of flow meters and their applications.

Smart water meters: These equipments are used to measure the flow and consumption of water. Typically used by utility companies and regular customers, smart water meters have a greater role in tracking the daily consumption rate and aiding survey purposes. Real time monitoring of water use is possible with this equipment where, you can avail detailed billing recording information. Smart water meters can be termed as a great environmental conservation alternative also.

Hydraulic flow meters: Different types of fluids are used in the huge machineries for diverse industrial purposes. Flow of mineral oil or water used in such hydraulic machineries needs to be measured for preventing mistakes. Hydraulic flow meters are sturdy instruments that can be available in portable and fixed configuration. It can enhance the productivity, detect leaks and provide accurate results under various settings. Hydraulic flow meters are widely used in food processing industry, aerospace, petroleum products, fuel production and many other sectors. However before purchasing one, make sure that it is compatible with technology that you are using. Demo test is conducted so that it avoids further risks.

Water flow meters: It can be used to measure the level, flow, speed and quantity of the liquid. Applications and functioning vary depending on the type of used fluid. There are different types of water flow meters like magnetic, turbine, multi jet, ultrasonic etc. It is categorised based on velocity, non mechanical designs and non displacement. Water flow meters are used in water utilities, waste water management and other industrial sectors.

These are some of the commonly used flow meters and their applications. If you wish to purchase any of these above mentioned items, then make sure that you have well researched about every brand and incorporated technologies. Viscosity of fluid, level of impurity and size of pipe should be cross checked before taking a right decision.


Are you in search of water flow meter suppliers in Australia? We provide excellent services for flow meters likes smart meters, hydraulic flow meter and AMI meters at Victoria. We also have an extensive range of different water meters suitable for different conditions and at reasonable prices.

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